Guided tours


The tourist office offers two guided tours at the heart of the town with 1000 years of history and architecture to discover. Our specialist guides will accompany you as you enjoy a leisurely amble through the streets of the old town exploring Caen’s remarkable centuries-old heritage

Caen Castle 

Wednesday to Saturday from the 1st of July to the 31st of August 2016

Starts 11 a.m. and 4.00 pm -  lasts 1,5 hours - Only in french


Founded circa 1060, discover one of the largest fortified enclosures in Europe, a reminder of the great upheavals in the history of France, in particular the 100 Years War and the Revolution.  Discover the relics of the Duke-King’s palace and the keep, the Church of St. George or the Exchequer room, the forerunner of our modern financial institutions and a rare example of Romanesque civil architecture.


The old and modern town 

Monday to Friday, from the 1st of July to the 31st of August 2016

Starts 10.30 am, lasts 2 hours only in french





Adult : 7 €
Pupil, student, jobseeker : 5,50 €
Free for under 6s

Information and book

By phone +33(0)2 31 27 14 14
By mail